Posts from January 2020

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And We’re Glad You Were Born by Pastor Tiffany

by Shawnee St. Paul's

In 1988, during the peak of L.A. gang violence, Jesuit priest Father Gregory Boyle responded to the epidemic with a revolutionary act of love. He chose to see the gang members as children of God. Boyle served the small congregation of Delores Mission in Los Angeles county. Circled by rival gangs, Delores Mission began with […]

New Sermon Series Based on the Works of Henri Nouwen

by Shawnee St. Paul's

“When I trust deeply that today God is truly with me and holds me safe in a divine embrace, guiding every one of my steps I can let go of my anxious need to know how tomorrow will look, or what will happen next month or next year. I can be fully where I am […]

Same God Film Comes to Shawnee

by Shawnee St. Paul's

Same God Film, a documentary of empathy, humanity and solidarity, follows the journey of professor, activist and Shawnee native Larycia Hawkins. A black professor at Wheaton—a Christian school—Hawkins showed her support for her Muslim sisters by donning a hijab throughout Advent. Her actions initiated an international conversation about the nature of God and the possibilities […]